Relatively few small business owners evaluate the real pricing tag before jump into web building. According to Inc.com the cost of ordinary vCard site is between $2000 to $25000 in USA in 2015. It includes design, hosting, maintenance, copywriting, content management and SEO. Since site is such an expensive investment, you would expect high ROI. Unfortunately, web development often turns into financial catastrophe. Continue reading "10 Sweet Website Design Tips to Cut WP Site Cost in 2015"
I bet that you have burst into a fit of laughter reading the title. But I’ll show you in the post that it is not a myth and it is quite real to create a website in 5 minutes. What formerly seemed impossible, now becomes possible with an open source publishing platform WordPress. A simple, yet feature-rich solution gives a chance for everyone to build a good-looking website without hiring a dedicated team.
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I have been wondering for a long time, how people manage to create logos for their blogs, sites, companies, events… If Photo Software & Design Blog didn’t have a logo, what would I offer if I had such a task but didn’t know how to manage various image editors? With this idea on my mind, I started looking for an online logo maker app…
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Each of us knows how it's hard to find right images for your website or design needs. Probably you have spent more time on fruitless Google searches than on your photo project accomplishment. To make your life easier, we recommend you to have a list of exclusive photo stock sites at hand. Our Top 5 Photo Stock Sites overview will save your precious time and efforts.
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As I said in my previous post it is important to pay greater attention to image license prior to picture’s download. You have to check thoroughly what you can and what you cannot do with the images. Sometimes you are not allowed to use the image for commercial purposes, to modify it, to display the image more than a certain number of times, etc. Anyway it is preferable to give a credit to the author.
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Pictures speak louder than words. A smart photo conveying the main idea of an article owes 50% to a blogger’s success and his popularity among readers. It catches people’s eye and hooks them into reading the post. It also helps to find the content when somebody is searching for a certain theme on the web.
There are different sources to find creatives for a blog. The most popular ones are Google Image Search, free stock libraries, microstock and macrostock agencies. The existing image pool is impressive. Professional and amateur photographers all over the world add hundreds of photos every day. So a number of image libraries available grows at a mushroom speed. At the same time this visible vast choice is quite illusory. You can fish for a desired picture for hours before you find what you have been looking for. Images are scattered across a range of stock libraries and prices.
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